Monday, August 24, 2009
The Disparity of the Intelligent and the Ignorant in the USA
Nature 453, 28-30 (1 May 2008) | doi:10.1038/453028a; Published online 30 April 2008
I have heard it said by Neil deGrasse Tyson that America produces the smartest people in the world, while at the same time producing the dumbest people in the world.
And Now for Something Completely Different.
Original graph from here, 2002 religiosity pew poll here, and IQ from IQ and the Wealth of Nations by Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen.